Definition of immunosurveillance in English:

immunosurveillance

noun

Medicine Biology
  • Recognition and destruction of abnormal cells (especially neoplastic cells) by the immune system.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From immuno- + surveillance.

Pronunciation

immunosurveillance

/ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈveɪləns/ /ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈveɪl(ə)ns/ /ɪˌmjuːnəʊsəˈveɪləns/